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German missile of World War II.
German liquid-fueled ballistic missile of World War II, forerunner of modern space launch vehicles (see also rocket) and long-range missiles.
River, South Africa.
Preparation containing either killed or weakened live microorganisms or their toxins, introduced by mouth, by injection, or by nasal spray to stimulate production of antibodies against an infectious agent.
Space within a cell that is empty of cytoplasm, lined with a membrane, and filled with fluid.
Space in which there is no matter or in which the pressure is so low that any particles in the space do not affect any processes being carried on there.
Electron tube consisting of a sealed glass or metal enclosure from which the air has been withdrawn.
French film director.
City (pop., 2001 prelim.: 1,306,035), southeastern Gujarat state, west-central India.
City (pop., 1997 est.: 5,000), capital of Liechtenstein.
Russian ballet dancer and teacher.
Genital canal in females.
Inflammation of the vagina.
Act of wandering about without employment or identifiable means of support.
River, western Slovakia.
Town (pop., 2000: 4,531), west-central Colorado, U.S.
In Mahayana and tantric Buddhism, the supreme buddha who is the cosmic counterpart of Sakyamuni in his teaching mode.
One of the six orthodox systems, or darshans, of Indian philosophy.
Worship of Vishnu as the supreme deity, as well as of his incarnations, mainly Rama and Krishna.
Third highest of the four varnas of India.
King of Siam (Thailand; 1910–25).
Leader of India's pro-Hindu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and prime minister of India in 1996 and from 1998 to 2004.
Five-pronged ritual object extensively employed in the ceremonies of Tibetan Buddhism.
Form of tantric Buddhism that emerged in India in the first millennium AD and spread to Tibet, where it is the predominant tradition in Tibetan Buddhism.
Indian ruling house that originated in the central Deccan in the mid-3rd century AD.
King of Denmark (1157–82).
King of Denmark (1340–75).
French religious leader.
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